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Cat.No. 5508 - MOPS | C7H15NO4S | CAS No. 1132-61-2
Description: Widely used buffering agent
Chemical Name: 3-(N-Morpholino)propanesulfonic acid
Purity: ≥99%
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Biological Activity

Multi purpose buffering agent used in biological research. Working pH range in aqueous solution: 6.5 - 7.9. Commonly used in cell culture media, as a running buffer for gel eletrophoresis, and within protein purification in chromatography.

Technical Data

M. Wt 209.26
Formula C7H15NO4S
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99%
CAS Number 1132-61-2
PubChem ID 70807
Smiles O=S(CCCN1CCOCC1)(O)=O

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 100 478

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 209.26. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
4.78 mM 1 mL 5 mL 10 mL
23.9 mM 0.2 mL 1 mL 2 mL
47.8 mM 0.1 mL 0.5 mL 1 mL
239 mM 0.02 mL 0.1 mL 0.2 mL

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Good buffer.
By Anonymous on 08/05/2018
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Human

Used for buffering solutions for molecular biology. No issues